wallboard

[ wawl-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈwɔlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

material manufactured in large sheets for use in making or covering walls, ceilings, etc., as a substitute for wooden boards or plaster.

Nearby words

  1. wallachian,
  2. wallah,
  3. wallaroo,
  4. wallasey,
  5. wallbanger,
  6. wallcovering,
  7. walled,
  8. walled plain,
  9. wallenberg,
  10. wallenda

Origin of wallboard

First recorded in 1905–10; wall + board

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Examples from the Web for wallboard

  • Tabla ang itap-ung sa lungag, Use a piece of wallboard to cover the hole.

  • The walls and ceilings were covered with wallboard, properly paneled and carefully and tastefully decorated.

    David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney


British Dictionary definitions for wallboard

wallboard

/ (ˈwɔːlˌbɔːd) /

noun

a thin board made of materials, such as compressed wood fibres or gypsum plaster, between stiff paper, and used to cover walls, partitions, etc
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